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Iraq Al Ahdab Oil Field Resumes Production After Protests End

Iraq Al Ahdab Oil Field Resumes Production After Protests End

Iraq’s Al-Ahdab oil field resumed production about a week after operations halted there due to protests by security guards amid unrest in one of OPEC’s biggest producers.
Modi’s Nationalism Masks a Bad Economy, Protesters Say

Modi’s Nationalism Masks a Bad Economy, Protesters Say

The contentious legislation on citizenship was effectively just a tipping point for the millennials who took to the streets.
French State’s Legal Adviser Warns Macron on Pension Reform

French State’s Legal Adviser Warns Macron on Pension Reform

France’s supreme administrative jurisdiction warned there are gaps in the financial forecasts of President Emmanuel Macron‘s pension reform and said that it can’t guarantee the legal certainty of the
Mnuchin Touts Tax Cuts With Davos Finale Endorsing Fiscal Boost

Mnuchin Touts Tax Cuts With Davos Finale Endorsing Fiscal Boost

Top financial officials from the major global economies used the World Economic Forum in Davos to tout the benefits of government spending as a way to lift growth out of its funk and reduce reliance
In Hong Kong, Choosing Restaurants Has Become a Political Act

In Hong Kong, Choosing Restaurants Has Become a Political Act

In deciding where to dine out in Hong Kong these days, many local residents are turning to a Yelp-like mobile app: Not for reviews of food or service, but to separate “yellow” from “blue” eateries.
U.S.-Europe Trade Spat Risks Flare-Up Over Cars, Digital Tax

U.S.-Europe Trade Spat Risks Flare-Up Over Cars, Digital Tax

The U.S. and Europe looked set for a renewed clash over everything from car tariffs to digital taxes in a sign that a new American focus was emerging following President Donald Trump’s trade truce
Will Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget let Indian aviation fly again?

Will Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget let Indian aviation fly again?

Industry battles a sluggish economy, rising maintenance costs, fuel prices, and debt.
China Sentences Ex-Interpol Chief Meng to 13.5 Years in Prison

China Sentences Ex-Interpol Chief Meng to 13.5 Years in Prison

A Chinese court sentenced former Interpol President Meng Hongwei to 13.5 years in prison, more than a year after he went missing during a visit to his home country.
UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

Study also shows global unemployment due to rise for the first time in a decade Nearly half a billion people around the world are struggling to find adequate paid work, trapping individuals in poverty
UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

Study also shows global unemployment due to rise for the first time in a decade Nearly half a billion people around the world are struggling to find adequate paid work, trapping individuals in poverty
UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

UN report: half a billion people struggle to find adequate paid work

Study also shows global unemployment due to rise for the first time in a decade Nearly half a billion people around the world are struggling to find adequate paid work, trapping individuals in poverty
'The river is our home': Bangladeshi boatmen mourn their receding waters

'The river is our home': Bangladeshi boatmen mourn their receding waters

Decreased flows caused by water-hungry neighbours, especially India, are damaging river communities• All photographs by Kaamil AhmedHolding his downturned palm level with his waist, Musana Robi Das
Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Jokowi’s Zeal for Reform in Indonesia Tested by Labor Protests

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is facing a fresh wave of protests over a plan to overhaul the nation’s labor law, testing his ability to push through tough economic reforms.
California Says Gig-Worker Law Doesn’t Target Uber, Postmates

California Says Gig-Worker Law Doesn’t Target Uber, Postmates

California hit back at Uber Technologies Inc.’s and Postmates Inc.’s challenge to a newly enacted labor rights law meant to ensure gig workers receive employment protections.
Xi’s Wider Fight With U.S. Only Just Beginning After Trade Deal

Xi’s Wider Fight With U.S. Only Just Beginning After Trade Deal

In a letter read out during Wednesday’s trade deal signing at the White House, Chinese leader Xi Jinping asked U.S. President Donald Trump to take steps to “enhance mutual trust and cooperation
‘No Indians’: Bay Area firm to pay $350,000 to settle claims of bias against Indian, Middle Eastern customers

‘No Indians’: Bay Area firm to pay $350,000 to settle claims of bias against Indian, Middle Eastern customers

Whistleblower, of Afghan descent, had to discriminate against would-be customers sharing her national origin, regulator alleges.
Looking for a job? These are the 10 best for 2020

Looking for a job? These are the 10 best for 2020

Based on a handful of factors, Marin-based job recruiting and information site Glassdoor has come out with what it says are the 50 best jobs for 2020.
The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

The Tokyo Job: Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Escape to Beirut

An elite extraction team spirited the former CEO out of Japan by studying hotel layouts and airport security.
Brexit Bulletin: Carney’s Final Cut?

Brexit Bulletin: Carney’s Final Cut?

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Letter: AB 5 is a terrible law — and here’s the saddest part

Letter: AB 5 is a terrible law — and here’s the saddest part

Companies will adjust to AB 5 -- by using fewer people